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Finance SOX Audit Senior (Hybrid - 3 Days in Office)

Company: myGwork
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

At Freddie Mac, you will do important work to build a better housing finance
system and you'll be part of a team helping to make homeownership and rental
housing more accessible and affordable across the nation.

Employees, contingent workers and visitors are no longer required to
show proof of vaccination to be on-site. Effective January 2023, Freddie Mac's hybrid work
arrangement is 3 days in the office (specifically Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday).

Position Overview:

The Finance Risk and Controls Testing team is seeking a highly motivated professional to join our
growing team. As a senior, you are responsible for leading and testing the audit of internal
controls over financial reporting to ensure compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Our testing
covers business segments: Multifamily, Single Family and Investments & Capital Markets. The
assessments cover a combination of process & entity level controls, and controls within
accounting and operational processes that collectively provide comfort over financial reporting
at Freddie Mac. The candidate should be an extraordinary teammate and very open-minded!

Our Impact:

Our team is responsible for the SOX framework and testing for Freddie Mac. We evaluate the
effectiveness of Internal Controls over Financial Reporting based on the review of design and
operating effectiveness of controls by working closely with management and external auditors.

Your Impact:

In this role, you will be an integral part of the team and will be encouraged to do the
following:

Maintain a current understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley legislation, PCAOB Standards, and other
relevant guidance issued regarding Section 404 including Generally Accepted Accounting
Principles.

Manage positive and collaborative relationships with the business area team members and
management, and with external auditors.

Collaborate with management to perform walkthroughs of the key processes and obtain in depth
understanding of the risks over financial documents and related disclosures

Lead the design and operating effectiveness assessments of the controls over financial
statements and related disclosures

Document accurate, logical, and detailed workpapers clearly describing the tests, result of
work performed, and conclusions reached

Identify deficiencies in the control design and operating effectiveness

Lead meetings and communicate assessment/audit findings with business area

Assist in managing resource allocation and scheduling

Assist in managing the annual planning process

Qualifications:

Typically, has at least 5-6 years' experience, including previous experience in public
accounting, risk management or internal audit; other proven experience may be considered.

A strong technical knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Generally Accepted
Auditing Standards and Sarbanes Oxley/Internal Controls

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Solid understanding of the financial services industry and the secondary mortgage markets.

Understanding of Information Technology

Proficiency in audit methodology and risk/controls assessments.

Experience in conducting SOX audits.

Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize tasks/projects.

Demonstrated ability to build professional relationship and rapport with clients.

Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Requires CIA, CISA or CPA certification or equivalent experience.

Keys to Success in this Role:

Quick learner - must have the ability to understand sophisticated areas within a short period
of time & multi-task on various projects with competing deadlines.

Solid understanding of technical accounting, financial reporting and valuation of complex
financial instruments

Inspiring leader to peers and junior audit professionals

Ability to make the complex simple and focus on the big picture

Current Freddie Mac employees please apply through the internal career
site.

Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest
sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and
you'll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of
others.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not
discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation,
age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by
applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with differing abilities are provided reasonable
accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential
job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to
request accommodation.

Notice to External Search Firms: Freddie Mac partners with BountyJobs for contingency search
business through outside firms. Resumes received outside the BountyJobs system will be considered
unsolicited and Freddie Mac will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. If interested in
learning more, please visit www.BountyJobs.com and register with our referral code: MAC.

Time-type:Full time

Job Category:Risk

FLSA Status:Exempt

Freddie Mac provides anticipated base salary ranges where required by law.

This employer is a corporate member of
myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals,
students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

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